Analysis of Canada-Chile Agreement on Environmental Cooperation: chapter 1

Part One: Objectives

Article 1: Objectives sets out the ten objectives of the Agreement. The first three objectives establish the broad environmental goals of the Agreement including the protection and improvement of the environment in the Party's territories, the promotion of sustainable development, and to increase environmental cooperation. The next two focus on trade and commit the Parties to support the environmental goals of the CCFTA and to avoid creating trade distortions or new trade barriers. The next three focus on cooperation to improve environmental laws, enhanced compliance with, and enforcement of, environmental laws and transparency and public Participation in the development of environmental laws. The last two promote economic efficiency and effectiveness in environmental measures and pollution prevention.

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